Our town has been in national news a few time already this year. Here is our top five picks.

Health Campaigners Call For A Tobacco Levy To Help Smokers Quit
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On Tuesday, the New York State Authorities have stated that there is evidence that UPS shipped about 700,000 cartoons of untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations from 2010 to 2014.

New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer Linked To Prostitution Ring
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The Senate vote to decide whether $485 million dollars in funds toward the Buffalo project, SolarCity, has finally been approved.

Tampa Bay Lightning v Buffalo Sabres
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The First Niagara Center and HarborCenter held the NHL Draft Combine for the second time. This event has been held in Toronto for may seasons, but since Buffalo left such a great impression last year, the NHL decided to continue to hold the event here.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Holds News Conference After Meeting With Team Owners
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Roger stated Monday that the Buffalo Bills have to find ways to upgrade their facilities to compete with the rest of the league. He mentioned that the league has funding that they are willing to support the Bills with and also that he knows the fan base will have full support of the team.

Supreme Court Blocks Virginia Gay Marriages
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Jonathan Conklin, one of two men who was responsible for the death of a violinist from New York City, has finally been convicted after being on trail since 2014. He will serve 25 years to life for shooting and stabbing the woman while she was on vacation in her home in Western New York.

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